Wristwatches are one of the most iconic and useful items that a man might employ in his repertoire of fashion and style.
To use a watch winder or not to use a watch winder?
A watch winder is a must-have to any watch enthusiast’s collection. For someone who owns multiple automatic watches, a watch winder is really a must-have.
An automatic watch only has so much power-reserve – often 24 to 48 hours, and the issue is that if you don’t wear your watch, it will eventually stop when you don’t wear it. This means that every time you are going to choose a new watch to wear, you need to wind it up, set the time, and potentially set the date and other functions, depending on the type of watch.
Watch winders are vital to those who use such watches, by using a watch winder, you ensure that your automatic watches are constantly charged with energy and hence do not stop. This means that no matter which watch you want to wear, it is ready to go.
For any man that invests in a luxury timepiece, it’s critically important to also invest in a top notch winder.
To help you treat your timepiece with the care it deserves, I’ve put together a list of the top 4 Jqueen best watch winders.
THE BEST JQUEEN WATCH WINDERS YOU CAN BUY
the JQUEEN Double is a highly regarded pick in the sub $100 range.
It boasts a motor by Japanese mega-manufacturer, Mabuchi, who just so happen to be the world’s largest manufacturer of small electric motors.
The JQUEEN is 100% handmade with finishes made up of acrylic glass, piano lacquer and the transmission crafted from copper fittings. It features the standard three direction settings and several Turns Per Day settings.
Power this beauty with either a 100-240v AC Adapter which is included or two x 1.5V batteries which you’ll have to shell out for yourself.
l Runs quietly. No issues running it in a bedroom.
l Secure packaging and the product shows up looking just as nice as the picture.
l Expensive looking design with a sturdy, heavy feel to it.
l Interior metal is soft and houses your watches perfectly in place.
l Great customer service from JQUEEN.
l The knob on the back of the unit is solid.
l The four Program Modes are sufficient for almost all watches.
l AC cord is compact and it’s handy to be able to use batteries as a backup.
l Excellent as a gift to any watch collector.
Surprisingly un-spendy, this wooden watch winder box has ‘high-end’ written all over it.
In this quadruple winder selection, you get to enjoy the sound of silence - Japanese quiet-operating motors won’t disturb you from the other room, and the price tag won’t kill you. This model utilizes acrylic glass and interior PU leather( while it’s used for demagnetization) aid in the cost, allowing you to wind four watches at once.
This Jqueen unit operates off of a dual motor, meaning that one side ( holding two watches) will spin to win them up, even if there’s only one watch in the placement mold, and comes with four settings for different winding speeds. You get to choose how much energy and winding is dedicated to your timepiece. Comes with AC adapter or battery operation, and looks brilliant on just about any wood type for your wardrobe or shelf.
If you’re the kind of collector for whom presentation is everything, you’ll likely want to go all out when it comes to finding something that your prized watches will be spending a lot of time in.
Luckily for all of us, that doesn’t always mean going all out on price, and while this wooden watch box looks like it could have been plucked from the window of an upmarket jewellers, it comes in at just shy of £100. With a silent motor, easy operation and an impressive array of settings, superb value.
Best for: Affordability
Material: Glass, lacquer, wood, copper
Power: AC adapter or 1.5V batteries
Environmentally friendly finishing
Easy to operate
Multiple turns per day settings all set in four modes
Reasons to Buy:
High-end wooden design
There are two truths to get any gentleman’s wardrobe: black goes with anything, leather goes with anything. This unit utilizes Japanese motors for quiet operation, while textured 45-degree leather lining gives you a unique look. Acrylic glass keeps the dust off your watches, while providing durable protection. Even if a little one were to knock your watch winder off the dresser, you’ll be good to go.
Four program settings put the amount of daily turns in your hand, while also selecting between three directional options. This model includes two power supply options, PU leather lining for demagnetization, and a high-grade look to wind four watches at once. If you like those all-black watches, you will definitely like this all-black winder.
The last watch winder we will share in this article is the Queen watch winder for six watches. Apart from the six watch winders, it also has 7 extra slots for watches, so you can take turns with the watches you place in the winders, or where you can store manual or quartz watches.
It is powered by a Japanese super silent motor that, according to the manufacturer gives no running noise.
This winder has a nice design and is made in wood which gives it a sleek look. It uses acrylic glass and piano lacquer for wood. It is not only a winder but a lovely interior design detail.